Google's patent license for VP8 [was: Google WebM?]
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri May 21 20:28:07 UTC 2010
David Shofi wrote:
> Larry is right on that the "necessarily infringed" language scopes the
> patent claims that are licensed. The license would apply as written,
> however, to "this implementation" only. I too wonder if this was
> intentional or a slip.
There are two different patent licenses. The specification license
(http://www.webmproject.org/license/bitstream/) applies to all
implementations: Google's code, derived code, independent code.
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